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Keywords Drum Magazine,South Africa,Africa,South African history,black and white image,Mackay Davashe,square,Kippie Moeketsi,1956,August,1950s,Johannesburg City Hall,Johannesburg,Gauteng,Township Jazz,segregation,musicians,artists,performances,Union of South African Artists,Union All Star Band,
Description DM2000021137:SAED:MUSIC:THEATRE:AUG1956 - Shantytown In City Hall! - The Union All Star Band with Kippie Moeketsi and MacKay Davashe blowing sounds that surprised many ears continued even at the party after the show. It all started with the huge, compelling party poster splashed magnetically over Johannesburg. 'Township Jazz' at the Selbourne Hall. The poster also carried a controversy, sensitive as a winter blister. There would be shows for Euros only and shows for Non-Euros only. All this would take place at the Johannesburg City Hall. There the music, song and dace of the townships would be presented by the Union of South African Artists. This Union fights to get better and wider horizons for the Non-White artists. So if this Union claims to champion the cause of us blacks, why the hack should they go in for segregation and seperate audiences and black dates and white dates. No man, you don't see the point. The Union's got somewhere if they've got the City Hall f
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